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5 Content Marketing Ideas for March 2016

March 14, 2016 4:24 pm In March content marketers should have plenty of options, thanks to holidays like St. Patrick?s Day, Ask a Question Day, Pi Day, and the onset of spring and everything it brings with it.Content marketing is the act of creating, publishing, and distributing content like articles, posts, and videos with the express aim of attracting, engaging, and retaining customers. Often content marketing focuses on c

How to Run a Proper Online Contest

March 14, 2016 4:24 pm Contests can build awareness and help grow lists for future marketing. Moonray’s, a seller of landscape accessories, runs sweepstakes on Facebook. Folks simply enter for a chance to win.A well run online contest can bolster your social media following, energize loyal customers, collect information about the folks who enter, and help build lists for further marketing.Contest marketing uses contest

Study: 3 Factors in Affiliate Marketing Will Drive Growth

March 14, 2016 4:24 pm In August 2015, Rakuten Affiliate Network commissioned Forrester, the research company, to conduct a study on the factors driving growth in the affiliate industry.Forrester surveyed decision makers at 151 large U.S. advertisers (in excess of $200 million in annual revenue) and 151 large U.S. publishers (with traffic that ranks in the top 5,000). Forrester also conducted 10 interviews with advertisers a

6 Ecommerce Email Marketing Campaigns for Q2 2016

March 14, 2016 4:22 pm Mother’s Day celebrates motherhood and the powerful influence mothers have on our lives and our society. It is one of many occasions during the second quarter of 2016 that offer email marketing opportunities.The months of April, May, and June are full of email marketing possibilities centered on traditional retail events like April Fools’ Day, Mother?s Day, and the beginning of summer.In th